BTW Interviews

06 Mar

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Dan Egan

Dan Egan is the author of The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, “an excellent account of the effects humankind has upon nature,” said Pete Mock of McIntyre’s Books.

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27 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Annie Hartnett

Elvis Babbitt, the main character in Annie Hartnett’s Rabbit Cake, is “funny, smart, surprising, and heartbreaking,” said Susan Hans O’Connor of Penguin Bookshop.

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21 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Emily Fridlund

Here, bookseller Susan Tunis of BookShop West Portal talks with Emily Fridlund, author of the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut novel History of Wolves.

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15 Feb

Mohsin Hamid on Exit West, the #1 Indie Next List Pick for March

Here, author Mohsin Hamid discusses the inspiration for his latest novel, Exit West, which follows a young couple, Nadia and Saeed, as they leave everything behind to flee their war-torn country.

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13 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Tricia Levenseller

Daughter of the Pirate King, Tricia Levenseller’s debut novel for young adults, is “compulsively readable and exciting,” said Indies Introduce panelist Johanna Albrecht of Flyleaf Books.

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06 Feb

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Natalie C. Anderson

City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson “explores human resilience and loyalty in the face of unspeakable oppression,” said Romy Griepp of Once Upon a Time.

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17 Jan

A Q&A With Elan Mastai, Author of February’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

All Our Wrong Todays, the time travel-themed debut novel by Canadian screenwriter Elan Mastai, is “clever, witty, and poignant,” says Signs of Life owner Clay Belcher.

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16 Dec

Emily Fridlund on “History of Wolves,” January’s #1 Indie Next List Pick

Emily Fridlund discusses the inspiration for her rich and atmospheric debut novel, History of Wolves, which has garnered praise from booksellers and reviewers alike.

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09 Dec

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Rafi Mittlefehldt

Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce debut It Looks Like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt is “a moving, thought-provoking story of acceptance and self-love,” said Diane Howell Robinson of Eagle Eye Book Shop.

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06 Dec

An Indies Introduce Q&A With Karen Fortunati

Karen Fortunati is the author of The Weight of Zero, a Summer/Fall 2016 Indies Introduce title. “Read it. It’ll change you,” said Flannery Fitch of Bookshop Santa Cruz.

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